Loretta Platt (1931 - 2013)

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Platt, Loretta V.

Loretta Veronica Platt, age 82, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Appleton Health Care with her family at her side.

Loretta was born January 27, 1931 in Menasha, daughter of the late William and Anna (Bauer) Reininger. She was a Menasha High School graduate and was united in marriage to Ervin Platt on February 14, 1953. Loretta was a lifetime area resident. A stay at home mom who cared for her children until they were on their own. She then worked for the former Valley Bank and M&I Bank's until she retired. Loretta was a charter member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, Appleton.

Loretta is survived by her children, William Platt, Appleton; Mary (Jerry) Schultz, Appleton; Carol Marshall, Hewitt, WI; Leonard (Sara) Platt, Kansas City, MO; and Arnold Platt, Neenah; ten grandchildren, Jennifer, Jessica, Christopher, Stephanie, Matthew, Amanda, Tyler, Benjamin, Madeline and Rich, five great-grandchildren, Brandon, Christian, Autumn, Bella and Jayden, a sister, Sylvia (Willard) Lamm, Appleton; and by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two grandchildren, Leonard and Sara Schultz, a daughter-in-law, Patty Platt and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lola and Bill Vincent.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00AM Saturday, August 17, 2013 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 500 W. Marquette Street, Appleton, with Rev. Thomas J. Farrell officiating. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. Loretta's family will receive relatives and friends at Valley Funeral Home on Friday from 4-8PM with a Rosary to be said at 7:00PM. Visitation will continue on Saturday at the church from 9:00AM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established. Online condolences may be made at: www.valleyfh.com.

Loretta's family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Appleton Health Care and to her doctor's for the wonderful care that she received.


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Valley Funeral Home
2211 N. Richmond St. Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 733-5435
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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Aug. 15, 2013